Formerly homeless mom starts fresh in Macon

A young mother moved to Macon to start a new chapter before her fourth child was born. She spent the seventh month of her pregnancy in a homeless shelter, where counselors helped her find a job and a home.
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A young mother moved to Macon to start a new chapter before her fourth child was born. She spent the seventh month of her pregnancy in a homeless shelter, where counselors helped her find a job and a home.

Samantha Max is a Report for America corps member and reports for The Telegraph with support from the News/CoLab at Arizona State University. She joined The Telegraph in June of 2018 and reports on the health of the community. Samantha graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 2018. As an undergraduate student, she interned for the Medill Justice Project, Hoy (Chicago Tribune’s Spanish-language publication) and NPR-affiliate station WYPR in her hometown of Baltimore. Follow her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/smax1996 and on Twitter @samanthaellimax. You can also join her Facebook group. Learn more about Report for America at www.reportforamerica.org.